Dr. Sophia Marinova

Associate Professor of Management, Business


    Dr. Sophia Marinova’s Curriculum Vitae


    • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Maryland, 2005
    • B.A., Business Administration and Management, American University in Bulgaria, 2000

    Classes Taught

    Student Organization Faculty Advisor

    • Society for Human Resource Management
    • Women in Business and Leadership

    Editorial Boards

    • Group and Organization Management, Editorial Review Panel
    • Journal of Social Psychology, Consulting Editor

    Honors and Awards

    • Student Organization Advisor of the Year Distinction 2018
    • Prevost Research Award (Honor Students Mentor) 2017
    • McDaniel Faculty Fellowship Award 2016 and 2017
    • Research for Creative Experience for Undergraduates (Faculty Mentor) 2017
    • Witmondt Faculty Fellowship Award 2015
    • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Business Research 2015.
    • Research Grant, Center for Human Resource Management (CHRM), University of Illinois at Chicago, Spring 2008.
    • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2010.
    • Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2014.
    • Research Development Award, Managerial Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012, 2014.


    • Marinova, S. V., Cao, A. & Park, H. (in press). Constructive organizational values climate and organizational citizenship behaviors: A configurational view. Journal of Management. Available online before print January 2018. doi:10.1177/0149206318755301.
    • Chiaburu, D., Oh, I.-S., Marinova, S.V. (2018). Five-factor model of personality traits and organizational citizenship behavior: Current research and future directions. The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Podsakoff, P.M., MacKenzie, S.B. & Podsakoff, N.P. (Eds.). Available online before print, January 2017.
    • Lemmon, G., Glibkowski, B., Wayne, S., Chaudhry, A. & Marinova, S. V. (2016). Supervisor provided resources (SPR): Development and validation of a measure of employee resources. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 23: 288-308.
    • Marinova, S. V., Peng, C., Lorinkova, N., Van Dyne, L., & Chiaburu, D. (2015). Change-oriented behavior: A Meta-analysis of individual and job design predictors. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 88: 104-120.
    • Marinova, S., Van Dyne, L., & Moon, H. (2015). Are good citizens good transformational leaders as well? An employee-centric perspective on transformational leadership. Group and Organization Management, 40(1): 62-87.
    • Marinova, S.V., Moon, H. & Kamdar, D. (2013). Getting ahead or getting along? The two-facet conceptualization of conscientiousness and leadership emergence. Organization Science, 24(4): 1257-1276.
    • Moon, H.K., Livne, E., Marinova, S.V., (2013). Understanding the independent influence of duty and achievement-striving when predicting the relationship between conscientiousness and organizational cultural profiles and helping behaviors. Journal of Personality Assessment, 95(2): 225-232.
    • Mawritz, M. B., Mayer, D. M., Hoobler, J., Wayne, S. J., & Marinova, S. V. (2012). A trickle-down model of abusive supervision. Personnel Psychology, 65(2): 325-357.
    • Chiaburu, D. & Marinova, S. (2012). What determines employees' role perceptions? An instrumentality-based explanation. Public Personnel Management, 41(1): 45-60.
    • Marinova, S.V., Moon, H. & Van Dyne, L. (2010). Are all good soldier behaviors the same? Supporting multidimensionality of organizational citizenship behaviors based on rewards and roles. Human Relations, 63(10): 1463-1485. Lead Article.
    • Takeuchi, R., Wang, M., & Marinova, S. V, Yao, X. (2009). Role of domain-specific facets of perceived organizational support during expatriation and implications for performance. Organization Science, 20(3): 621-634.
    • Moon, H., Hollenbeck, J.R., Marinova, S.V., & Humphrey, S. (2008). Beneath the surface: Uncovering the relationship between extraversion and organizational citizenship behavior through a facet approach. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 16(2): 143-154.
    • Takeuchi, R., Lepak, D. P., Marinova, S. V., & Yun, S. (2007). Nonlinear influences of stressors on general adjustment: the case of Japanese expatriates and their spouses. Journal of International Business Studies, 38(6): 928-943.
    • Chiaburu, D.S., Marinova, S.V. & Lim, A.S. (2007). Helping and proactive extra-role behaviors: The influence of motives, goal orientation, and social context. Personality and Individual Differences, 43(8): 2282-2293.
    • Chiaburu, D. & Marinova, S.V. (2006). Employee role enlargement: Interactions of trust and organizational fairness. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 27(3): 168-182.
    • Takeuchi, R., Wang, M., & Marinova, S. V. (2005). Antecedents and consequences of psychological workplace strain during expatriation: a cross-sectional and longitudinal investigation. Personnel Psychology, 58(4): 925-948.
    • Chiaburu, D. & Marinova, S. V. (2005). What predicts skill transfer? An exploratory study of goal orientation, training self-efficacy and organizational supports. International Journal of Training and Development, 9(2): 110-123. A top cited article.
    • Takeuchi, R., Marinova, S. V., Lepak, D. P., & Liu, W. (2005). A model of expatriate withdrawal-related outcomes: Decision making from a dualistic adjustment perspective. Human Resource Management Review, 15(2): 119-138.